Nantucket and World War II
Nantucket History & People

WWII Came Close to Nantucket

• by Amy Jenness, author of On This Day in Nantucket History • In May of 1942, the German Navy sent 8 submarines to prowl Atlantic waters and destroy ships belonging to their enemies.  The grouping, one of the Germans’ famous “wolf packs,” was called Pfadfinder and the impact of […]